Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
The chemical fingerprint of Amazonian fires
Observations of formaldehyde from the GOME-2 instrument onboard Metop-B on 19-20 August 2019.
Explosive cyclogenesis in Río de la Plata & Atlantic Ocean
Rapid development of a cyclogenesis caused strong winds and 11 m waves in the Atlantic Ocean. The coastal cities of Buenos Aires and Uruguay suffered severe damage.
Eruption of Calbuco Volcano, Chile
Chile’s Calbuco volcano unexpectedly erupted for the first time in more than 40 years in late April 2015.
Rains over Atacama desert
On Thursday 26th March 2015, an unusual rain event brought almost an inch of precipitation to the Atacama, Antofagasta and Coquimbo regions.
Unusually heavy hailstorm in Brazil
A heavy hailstorm hit São Paulo, Brazil on 18 May, blanketing the city with marble-sized hailstones.
Large wildfire in Chile
A forest fire ravaged urban areas of Valparaiso, Chile, destroying hundreds of homes and killing at least 16.
ASCAT shows Tehuano wind event
Data from the ASCAT scatterometer on Metop-A data shows a Tehuano wind, an extremely strong mountain-gap wind, fanning out on 8 April.